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The Levant : a fractured mosaic

Author: William W Harris
Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Markus Wiener Publishers, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 3rd ed. (ubdated and expanded)View all editions and formats
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At the outset of the 21st century, the Levant is dominated by non-Sunnis, including Alawis in Syria and Jews in Palestine. This work attempts an overall assessment of the contemporary affairs of the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William W Harris
ISBN: 9781558764507 155876450X 9781558764514 1558764518
OCLC Number: 173136105
Description: xiv, 220 p. : maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Acknowledgements --
Introduction --
The strategic geography --
Of the Levant --
Vulnerable frontiers --
Strategic pivot --
Internal fragmentation --
Population growth, limited resources, compressed space --
Panorama : from the Romans to the Ottomans --
Rome, Islam, and Byzantium --
The Roman Levant --
Umayyads and 'Abbasids --
The Byzantine-Fatimid standoff --
Seljuk Turkish intervention --
Conclusion --
Crusaders, Mamluks, and Ottomans --
Crusaders and Muslims --
Mamluk supremacy --
The Ottoman Levant.
Responsibility: William W. Harris.
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